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My Paleo Manila Diet: Week 14 x Paleo Ice Cream by Fog City Creamery

Good news for us diabetics, borderline diabetics, people on a diet, or just generally anybody who is careful with their sugar & dairy intake for one reason or another. My friends from FOG CITY CREAMERY sent me some PALEO ICE CREAM! Yes, you read it right. There is such a thing as a PALEO ice cream! FTW right? I’m like rejoicing. I’ve been prancing with joy since last Monday when EDY GAMBOA-LIU of Fog City Creamery sent me FOUR assorted pints to try! SUGAR-FREE & DAIRY-FREE!

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Fog City Creamery is Artisanal Ice Cream at its finest. Its delicious all natural ice cream only uses the best quality ingredients from around the world & contains absolutely no preservatives or artificial stabilisers. Their ice cream flavors are only made in small batches at a time, which means every scoop is made with a lot of love and attention. Fog City ice cream flavors varies daily since they base their ingredients on what is fresh and in season, so do email or call them first to ask for available flavors.
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Just to be clear, Fog City Creamery IS NOT LIMITED to PALEO Ice Cream, but it’s the one I’m focusing on here because it’s the only kind that I can, and that I CHOOSE to eat. Fog City also has the regular ice cream versions as well as the sugar-free versions using COCO NATURA. Choose your poison.
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They also have the following NON-PALEO signature flavors:
Pint: Depending on the flavor, ranges from 190-250 php. Quart: 470-580 php, and Half Gallon: 700-1,310 php.
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– Cherry Vanilla
– Ghirardelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate
– Salted Caramel
– Ferrero Rocher with Nutella Swirl
– Sorrento
– Bittersweet Chocolate Orange
– Vanilla Malt with Maltesers
– Strawberry Shortcake
– Bourbon Pecan
– Almond Lychee Sherbet
– Milk & Cookies
– Organic Tahitian Vanilla Bean
– Cabernet-soaked Strawberries with Dark Chocolate
– Peanut Butter & Jelly
– Chocolate-covered Strawberries
– Blue Cheese & Honey Walnut Praline
– Nutella Latte
– Banana Cream Pie
– Orange Pistachio
– Ensyamada
– Organic Madagascar Vanilla Bean
– Ovaltine
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– Butter Scotch Pecan (sugar-free)
– Espresso Almond (sugar-free)
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Plus many other LIMITED EDITION & SORBET variants. Try their new flavor Manille Calamansi Liquor with Candied Pili Nuts, awarded one of the 50 best desserts for 2014!
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Fog City Creamery can also customize flavors for you! Thus the birth of a paleo-friendly Avocado ice cream. 2 versions were made upon request, one sweetened by honey the other with coco sugar. It is said that it tastes like avocado milkshake without the guilt! I hope I can try that soon! <3 I was given the Dark Chocolate Cherry (I love), and Coco Vanilla with Dark Chocolate Bits (I like) to try. And because I’m not a milk person, my taste leans towards the dark chocolate variant.mmm
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Fog City Creamery

Pick up points: Valle Verde 5 Pasig & Focaccia Restaurant A.Venue, Makati.

Mobile no. (0917) 883 -3344 ; 0917 883 3344
Email: info@fogcitycreamery.com 
/ fogcitycreamery@gmail.com

Website http://www.fogcitycreamery.com

You can also have FOG CITY CREAMERY delivered to your doorstep by calling The Green Grocer (0918) 959 -4220 or email at: orders@thegreengrocermanila.com The Green Grocer delivers to Alabang, Makati, BF Homes, The Fort and select villages in Pasig and Quezon City.
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Gaaaaah!!! I can eat ICE CREAM??? Yup. It seems that my prayers have been answered by the lovely people from FOG CITY CREAMERY! Healthy artisanal ice cream at its finest! To try their Paleo Ice Cream, #FogCityCreamery DELIVERS!! Just call 0918-9594220 & 0917-8833344 or email orders@thegreengrocermanila.com @FogCityCreamery also has the sinful versions as well as the sugar-free versions using COCO NATURA. Choose your poison. Do check them out on facebook for the available flavors. Pardon me as I cry in happiness now! Will blog about this earth-shattering discovery within the week, please watch out for it. Thank you so much EDY GAMBOA-LIU for my perfect pints of happiness!

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Finally! I can have ICE CREAM! What sorcery is this #paleo Ice cream, @fogcitycreamery ??? Not too sweet that I’m afraid to touch it, and not too bland either that I don’t want to eat it. Just purr-fect! #FogCityCreamery Dark Chocolate Cherry PALEO ice Cream (I love), and Coco Vanilla with Dark Chocolate Bits (I like). An instant hit with me & my @janago . We are now self-professed converts. Is that #coconatura & #almond milk that I taste? You don’t know how helpful this is for my hot flashes. Helps me stay cool and sane. Thank you again & again Edy! @isabellechiang , @trishanicolelee , & @gengabz, my @paleomanila family! I NEED to hook you guys up with @ilovecoconatura & Fog City Creamery asap!

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The Taste. I have to be really honest with you. Don’t expect the taste of their PALEO Ice Cream to be the same as the regular heavily-creamed, heavily-sugared kind. There is a very distinct difference. But hey, at least you get to have some ice cream right? Some is still better than none! ;)
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Having said that, it’s not bad-tasting. Don’t get me wrong. In fact, I loved the 2 flavors that I got to try. They’re just not as creamy as the regular variant. It’s also not like yogurt because it’s not sour. It’s still sweet but real sugar isn’t used. Making it not overly sweet, but still sweet just the same. So no, it’s not the same as yogurt. It’s not similar to gelato either. It’s a class all on its own, on a healthier scale. Much.
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Important note: FOG CITY CREAMERY is in no way connected or associated to PALEO MANILA diet delivery.
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And now, back to regular programming. My Paleo Manila Week 14 diary:
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monday

Day 1 : MONDAY  Breakfast : Pan-Fried Fish in Roasted Pomodoro Snack : Paleo Manila Popeye’s Bacon & Spinach Salad Lunch : Paleo Manila Roasted Pork Shoulder with Homemade Chimichurri Snack : Paleo Manila Raw Nutty Cacao Protein Bites Dinner : Paleo Manila Coq Au Vin with Sweet Potato Fries and Caramelized Onions.

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tuesday

Day 2 : TUESDAY Breakfast : Chicken & Apple Sausage Casserole Snack : Paleo Manila Caramelized Cinnamon Plantains Lunch : Paleo Manila “Thįt Heo Kho Tiêu” Five Spice Caramel Pork with a Sesame Napa Cabbage Snack : Paleo Manila Cajun Jerk Chicken & Slaw Dinner : Paleo Manila Double Bacon Amazeballs with Honey Mustard & Spaghetti Squash.

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wednesday

Day 3 : WEDNESDAY Breakfast : Paleo Manila Tropical Chia Seed Pudding Snack : Paleo Manila Caramelized Cardamom Oranges Lunch : Paleo Manila Grilled Rosemary Blue Marlin with Garlic Broccoli Snack : Paleo Manila Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Bread Dinner : Paleo Manila All-Natural Chicken Tocino with Garlic Faux-ried Rice.

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thursday

Day 4 : THURSDAY Breakfast : Paleo Manila Slow-Roasted Mexican Carnitas Snack : Paleo Manila Vindaloo Curried Nuts Lunch : Paleo Manila Southern Creole “Shrimp and Grits” Snack : Paleo Manila Bacon-wrapped Dates Dinner : Paleo Manila Polvorosa del Pollo.

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fri

Day 5 : FRIDAY Breakfast : Paleo Manila Swiss Chard Quiche Snack : Paleo Manila Roasted Cajun Cassava Fries Lunch : Paleo Manila Mister Chow’s Wok-Seared Mongolian Beef Snack : Paleo Manila Glazed Citrus Burst High Tea Cookies Dinner : Paleo Manila Pan-Seared Herbed Pork Chops.

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And before I end, let me leave you with this thought. No food tastes as good as it feels to…
– Have energy when I get out of bed in the morning.
– Enjoy a more active life doing the activities my family enjoy.
– Get a better health report at the Doctor’s office.
– Be able to fit into some favourite old clots.. and some new ones too! ;)
– Be health & set a great example for my family.
– Not having to use a seat belt extender. :P
– Walking in shorts without my thighs shooting sparks when I walk.
– Feeling good about ourselves.
– Looking at the mirror & seeing the person in the mirror smiling back at you.
– Enjoy living a longer, healthier life & being with loved ones longer.
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Have a great week ahead everyone! :-*
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